This episode brings to mind various movies that take place on trains (or occasionally buses) imperiled by bombs that will go off if the vehicle stops. It also reminds me of the first Airplane! movie, and contains random elements from Murder on the Orient Express. The episode is mostly played for comedy, though there are a few serious moments.
Ciel’s mission is to intercept a kidnapper who is holding the son of a nobleman hostage for ransom. As he’s getting ready to board the train with Sebastian, Finnian bumps into porters carrying a large case onto the train--the case contains a mummy. Sebastian claims to have known the occupant when he was alive, but remarks that the mummy doesn’t really look that much like the person he knew. (As you would expect from a demon butler like Sebastian, he has been everywhere.)
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